#News24 ICYMI: Eskom announces load shedding, Vote counting continues in Zimbabwe; and Chris Tucker is coming to SA

2018-07-31 18:24
Chris Tucker. (Photo: Getty)

Chris Tucker. (Photo: Getty)

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The ANCYL is blaming Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu for its liquidation, police have nabbed a suspect involved in Metrorail train fires in Cape Town and UCT must take responsibility for Prof Mayosi's death, says a former Fees Must Fall leader.

These are some of our leading stories of the day:

SCROLL: 'We won't steal the vote of Zimbabweans' - electoral body

Vote counting is under way in Zimbabwe's first election since Robert Mugabe was ousted after 37 years in power, as observers warn of possible shortcomings in the country’s landmark poll.

Eskom to institute load shedding

South Africans are expected to be in the dark as power utility Eskom said on Tuesday evening it would institute load shedding between 17:00 and 22:00.

New CEO for Media24 as Weideman announces retirement

A former political journalist and editor of You and Drum, Weideman held the CEO position of Africa’s largest media company for almost eight years.

Award-winning actor and comedian Chris Tucker coming to SA

Big Concerts confirmed that Chris Tucker best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in Rush Hour will be bringing his comedy tour to South Africa.

Suspect in latest Metrorail train fire arrested in Cape Town

With the help of an eyewitness, police and protection services officials were on the scene almost immediately after the fire was started and detained the suspect.

Deal with corruption, 'you can't milk South Africans any more' - Maimane on petrol price, taxes

The announcement of the latest petrol price increase has received backlash from members of the public who have already had to fork out for previous fuel price increases in 2018 and an increase in VAT.

UCT must take responsibility for Prof Mayosi's death – former Fees Must Fall leader

The University of Cape Town rejected Mayosi's attempt to leave the institution because "it would look bad if a senior black academic resigned", Chumani Maxwele has alleged.

ANCYL blames Malema, Shivambu for its liquidation

The ANCYL says a legal bill linked to a defamation case brought by Helen Zille was only brought to its attention recently.

Proteas: Promotion on hold for ‘bench’?

Changes are likely to be kept to a minimum, if at all, for SA as they seek to hand Sri Lanka a seventh successive ODI loss at Dambulla, writes Rob Houwing.

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